Artist Matthew Mazzotta's Cloud House in Springfield, Missouri, consists of an open-air pavilion, a sculptural cloud, two rocking chairs, and a rainwater collection system that are meant to illustrate the water cycle and "our fragile dependence on the natural systems that grow the...
On 31 January 2017 Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha delievered a public lecture celebrating his receipt of the 2017 RIBA Royal Gold Medal. Earlier this week RIBA published the lecture online.
Late last year New York artist Jonathan Schipper installed a generic office space in Rice Gallery in Houston, Texas. Slowly and imperceptibly the cubicles and other office fixtures were destroyed via cables and a mechanical winch. A new film by Walley Films reveals the destruction.
The recently published Contemporary European Architecture ATLAS collects, for the first time, all of the nominated projects from the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award—2,881 projects spanning from the first edition in 1988 to the...
The Serpentine Pavilion Programme, in collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, has released a short film that presents the current pavilion and looks back at the history of the Serpentine Pavilion since its conception in 2000 by Serpentine Gallery Director Julia Peyton-Jones.
Following the outrage caused by a "tone-deaf," post-election statement that the American Institute of Architects issued the day after the election of President-Elect Donald Trump, AIA CEO Robert F. Ivy and 2016 AIA President Russell Davidson issued a video apology.
As part of the eleventh edition of Nuit Blanche Toronto, which took place the first night of October, the anonymous art group Luzinterruptus covered a street with softly illuminated books, the latest iteration of their Literature vs. Traffic installation.
Junya Ishigami, who won the 2016 BSI Swiss Architectural Award earlier this year, speaks in a short film about the three projects – Kanagawa Institute of Technology Workshop, Japanese Pavilion at 2008 Venice Biennale, and "House with Plants" – that the
In a fifteen-minute TED Talk from February 2016, Michael Murphy, co-founder of Boston's MASS Design Group, presents some of their "lo-fab" projects that embody "a holistic approach that produces community as well as (beautiful) buildings."
One day Robert Bezeau, a Canadian transplant living on the island of Bocas Del Toro in Panama, woke up from a dream and decided to build an entire village out of plastic bottles. A short film goes behind their construction and features a couple getting ready to move into the first plastic-bottle...
MoMA PS1 invited German artist Katharina Grosse to transform an abandoned building at Fort Tidlen, a national park on the city's Rockaway peninsula. She explains the explosion of color in the landscape in a short film from the Museum of Modern Art.
California architect and digital innovator Greg Lynn gives viewer a tour of Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention, his third and last exhibition exploring architecture and digital technologies, on display at the Canadian Centre for Architecture until 16 October 2016.
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